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Safety With Purpose Podcast - Safety With Purpose Podcast 20th February 2021
1% Safer through Vision Zero and Marginal Gains
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1% Safer through Vision Zero and Marginal Gains

Join as we have an amazing discussion with Prof. Dr Andrew Sharman, Dr Sven Timm and Tim Eldridge about how to apply vision zero and marginal gains to improve workplace safety to become 1% safer each day! We also share more about One Percent Safer, the book AND details on our LIVE & DIRECT Conference coming April 28, 2021. Register here! https://register.safeopedia.com/one-percent-safer-live-and-direct-virtual-conference

In Partnership with One Percent Safer


Our Guests


Prof Dr Andrew Sharman, Managing Partner at RMS, Professor at CEDEP

Andrew is the Managing Partner of RMS, a global consultancy specializing in culture and leadership supporting organizations around the world through industry sectors including mining, construction, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, and FMCG. His personal consulting experience spans over 120 countries with a broad range of clients from FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 organizations including Amazon, Apple, BASF, Bridgestone, Burberry, Carlsberg, Coca-Cola, DHL, Glencore, Heineken, IKEA, L’Oreal, MercedesBenz, MarsWrigley, MolsonCoors, Nike,

PepsiCo, Sanofi, Skanska, Sodexo, Solvay and Tata to Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) including the United Nations, the International Trade Centre, and the World Health Organization.

Andrew has Masters degrees in International Health & Safety Law and Environmental Law, in Occupational Psychology and Organizational Behaviour, and a Doctorate in Leadership and Culture Transformation. He's a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (‘IOSH’ - for whom he served as President in 2019-2020), a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, and a Member of the Health & Safety Lawyers Association.


Dr. Sven TimmGerman Social Accident Insurance DGUV, Head of Central Prevention Division Vice-President / International Section of the ISSA on Information for Prevention

Dr. Sven Timm is a Geologist, PhD, Co-ordinator for Works on Contaminated Sites, Environmental Protection and Industrial Hygiene specialist, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) – Head of “Central Prevention Division” at DGUV since 2019; Head of Section “Strategic Cooperation” since 2007. Vice President of the International Section of the ISSA on Information for Prevention since 2016, and Vice President of the International Section of the ISSA on a Culture of Prevention since 2019.

He has been involved in International co-operation in prevention with EU COM, EUOSHA, IALI, ICOH, ILO, ISSA, WHO, etc..

Dr. Timms has also been a Lecturer, Trainer and Senior Expert for ISSA, ILO ITC, EU COM, TAIEX etc., Leader of several international OSH projects; Information/communication/campaigning programmes and OSH strategies, and the Chief organiser of the "XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014” in Frankfurt.


Tim Eldridge, Global Head of Health and Safety, HSBC plc

Tim has over 25 years’ experience managing health and safety, working in the UK, Middle East and Australia. He is also Vice-President and a Chartered Member of IOSH.

Tim is currently the Global Head of Health and Safety for HSBC bank, leading an international team of health and safety professionals looking after over 200,000 employees in 60+ countries. Tim also has significant experience with health and safety regulators, as an Inspector for the UK HSE; and also with the OHS regulators in South Australia and Queensland.

Tim has an active interest in the wellbeing agenda, particularly around how employers can enhance employee wellbeing (and productivity) through the physical design of the workplace and nutrition and fitness programmes.